Scicomp garage

The Aalto Scicomp Garage is a help session for scientific computing at Aalto organized by the Science-IT team (Triton admins). It’s the best time to talk to the people behind scientific computing at Aalto. This is a place to get stuff done, so bring your laptop and coffee/food, and come hang out.

Most of the time, we are just there to answer questions.

Sometimes, there may be a short presentation on some topic, but you can still ask questions to the other staff before, during, and after that.

Come if you want to:

  • Solve problems
  • Discuss bigger problems
  • Network with others who are doing similar work
  • Learn something new
  • Give feedback


  • Days: Triton garage is every week from 13:00-14:00 on Thursdays.
  • Time: We promise to be there only the first 30 minutes or so, if everyone leaves before then. Usually we are there the whole time.
  • Location: See below. U121a and U121b (in main building), T4 and A106 (CS building), F254 (F-building, some may call it “Health technology house”). Carefully note the difference between U121a and U121b, but they are right by each other.
Date (default Th) Time (default 13:00-14:00) Loc Topic
21.6     NO garage
28.6   A106  
5.7   A106  
12.7   A106  
19.7   A106  
26.7   A106  
2.8   A106  

Dates after 2.8 to be decided later.

Possible special topics

  • Profiling and performance monitoring
  • debugging
  • open source: making software and running a project, licenses
  • shell scripting and automation
  • unix intro
  • software testing
  • building good programs
  • porting python2 to python3
  • R
  • matlab
  • GPU / deep learning computing
  • molecular dynamics software

Past events

Scicomp Garage has existed since Spring 2017.